When Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas in late August, the people of Crosby, Texas had no idea about the ticking time bomb sitting practically in their backyards. The Arkema Chemical Plant in Crosby was storing dangerous organic peroxides when the plant lost electricity. Without electricity, the peroxides couldn’t be kept at a stable temperature and on August 31, 2017, the first of several explosions and fires broke out at the plant.
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Although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets strict safety guidelines to protect American workers, thousands are still injured on the job each year. While some jobs and industries are inherently more dangerous than others, it only takes one moment of carelessness to cause devastating injuries for workers.